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TMCNet:  Trace Systems Inc. Awarded Prime Position on $10 Billion Army IDIQ Contract

[December 12, 2012]

Trace Systems Inc. Awarded Prime Position on $10 Billion Army IDIQ Contract

MCLEAN, Va. --(Business Wire)--

Trace Systems Inc. ("Trace"), today announced that it has been awarded a prime position on the US Army's five-year, $10 billion dollar Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems (News - Alert) (GTACS) contract. This Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract will support the current and future missions of the Program Executive Office - Command, Control and Communications - Tactical (PEO-C3T), the current customers of the expiring Worldwide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract as well as other government customers worldwide.

Trace was selected as a prime contractor on both the full and open unrestricted as well as on the small business reserve award GTACS contracts, which will enable Trace and its team of industry partners to provide a wide range of tactical command, control and communications system hardware, software, engineering services, development, production, sustainment, test and related support services globally.

"We support the communications and information systems requirements of US Government customers around the world, and we are proud to expand our offering through the new GTACS contract," aid Otto Hoernig, III, Trace's CEO. "We look forward to developing, fielding and sustaining fully integrated communications systems and to providing the support services that our Army and other tactically oriented customers require."

Simultaneous with the announcement of the GTACS awards, Trace announced the hiring of Mr. Justin Filler to lead Trace's GTACS Program Management Office (PMO). Mr. Filler brings over ten years of experience managing large Army and PEO-C3T programs.

"We're very excited to have Justin join the Trace family," said Mr. Hoernig. "His background and experience are highly relevant to the GTACS contract, which made him the ideal candidate to lead the Trace Team in providing innovative C4ISR solutions to support the Warfighter."

To support the full range of possible GTACS requirements, Trace has aligned leading industry manufactures and integrators, combining satellite, wireless and terrestrial communications technologies that enable end to end C4ISR solutions. More information about PEO-C3T, the GTACS contract, and the Trace Team can be found at

About Trace Systems Inc.

Based in Tysons Corner, Virginia, Trace Systems Inc. is a provider of comprehensive satellite and terrestrial communications, networking, information technology, information assurance, and other C4ISR systems and services. The company supports the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NATO and other U.S. Government customers. Trace has staff located in the Washington D.C. National Capital Region, New Jersey, Maryland, Florida, Hawaii, Germany, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. For more information, please visit:

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